A literary analysis of velocity by dean koontz

His novels are ones that can be read within a couple of nights. Koontz has stated that he began using pen names after several editors convinced him that authors who switched back and forth between different genres invariably fell victim to "negative crossover" alienating established fans and simultaneously failing to pick up any new ones.

In conclusion of this list, I hope that you see how wonderful a novelist Dean Koontz is. Eventually he focuses his attention on Steve Zillis, one of his workmates.

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When Wiles recovers from the shock and the pain he realizes that the psychopath has driven three large fish hooks under the skin of his forehead. The story will focus on Ivy Elgin, a supporting character from Velocity that Koontz stated he has received lots of correspondence about from readers.

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Later that night Billy found Lenny murdered. He will protect her at any cost, even if it means he must kill to save her. These include 30 erotic novelsallegedly written together by Koontz and his wife Gerda, including books such as Thirteen and Ready!

Spinoff[ edit ] In FebruaryDean Koontz announced that his upcoming novel Secret Forest would be a spinoff of this novel. Judging by all evidence, he was bold but not reckless, psychopathic but self-controlled, clever, ingenious, cunning, with a baroque and Machiavellian mind.

It soon turns out, however, that Zillis has a watertight alibi for the time when some of the crimes were committed, and Wiles ends up none the wiser. The following day, however, a cruel murder is reported which exactly fits the description given in advance by the alleged joker.

In the eyes of the police, he would be the perpetrator rather than one of the victims. This book was chosen to hold the number one spot on my list because it is a novel of love and all the interconnectedness of the world.

He decides not to go to the police and to consult someone he knows who happens to be in the police force instead. His first bestseller was Demon Seedthe sales of which picked up after the release of the film of the same name inand sold over two million copies in one year.

He has a fast spreading cancer in his eyes so the doctors just remove them to save his life. An orphan, he only associates with a few people, and he considers them acquaintances rather than friends.

I highly recommend this book to anyone who loves a story that takes you on a fantastic voyage. The Koontzes had her put to sleep outside their family home on June Right from the beginning of his nightmarish adventure, he has a hunch that circumstantial evidencepossibly planted by the killer, would turn him into the prime suspect: Two more notes follow in quick succession, and only when they become increasingly personal does Wiles realize that he has not been chosen at random by the person he comes to think of as "the freak ".

Billy just thought it was a sick practical joke. Dean Koontz Booklist Dean Koontz Message Board Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Velocity Billy Wiles is a bartender who receives a note on his car windshield one early evening after work.

The book ends with Billy now called Bill caring for Barbara in his own home. The note gave him a time table of six hours. Eventually, he learned that Anna was the grandniece of Trixie. The killer has placed evidence at each crime scene proclaiming Billy the murderer.

In his book, The Dean Koontz Companion, he recalled that he: I remained a liberal on civil-rights issues, became a conservative on defense, and a semi-libertarian on all other matters.Dean Koontz Books Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).


Dean Ray Koontz is an American author. His novels are broadly described as suspense thrillers, but also frequently incorporate elements of horror, fantasy, science fiction.

Dean Koontz is the author of many #1 New York Times bestsellers. He lives with his wife, Gerda, and their dog, Trixie, in southern California.

FICTION & LITERATURE. Dean Koontz's unique talent for writing terrifying thrillers with a heart and soul is nowhere more evident than in this latest suspense masterpiece that pits one man against the ultimate deadline. If there were speed limits for the sheer pulse-racing excitement allowed in one novel, "Velocity" would break them all/5.

Unlike most editing & proofreading services, we edit for everything: grammar, spelling, punctuation, idea flow, sentence structure, & more. Get started now! All Books. Title: Year: Original: Current: Pen Name: The Night Window: The Forbidden Door Dean Koontz’s Nevermore (comic book) Dynamite Comics Dynamite Comics 77 Shadow Street Velocity: Bantam Bantam Christmas is Good: Yorkville Yorkville Life Expectancy.

A literary analysis of velocity by dean koontz
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